Feb. 10, 11:28 AM: Idea of Porzingis for Dragic trade doesn’t have legs
It has long been assumed around the league that Goran Dragic would be traded at the deadline so some team could save money by buying him out.
Feb. 10, 6:34 AM: If Lakers want to trade Westbrook for Wall, it will cost them a first-round pick
As noted a couple of items below, frustration and desperation around a squandered Lakers’ season – and Russell Westbrook turning out to be exactly who he had been the past couple of seasons, rather than who the Lakers wanted him to be – has led some in Los Angeles to consider a Westbrook for John Wall trade with the Rockets.
Raptors get Talen Horton-Tucker and Nerlens Noel.
There’s also a chance Kendrick Nunn is added to the trade as talks continue
– Michael Scotto February 10, 2022
(First off, this trade as listed cannot happen because Reddish was just traded and under CBA rules cannot be re-aggregated with other salaries in a trade, it has to be a straight swap of matching salaries.
Feb. 10, 12:50 AM: Lakers would consider Westbrook trade for Wall if LeBron wants it
The Lakers traded for Russell Westbrook last offseason – and did not go through with a trade for Buddy Hield from the Kings – largely because LeBron James and Anthony Davis wanted and pushed for it.